Wednesday, December 1, 2021
According to Rosstat statistics, unemployment in Russia decreased to 4.4 percent in August, down from 4.5 percent in July, and reached its lowest level since August 2019, RIA reported. In June 2019, Russia's unemployment rate was 4.4 percent; however, in August of the same year, it decreased to a historic...
An international team of scientists has found that those with a special variant of the gene that regulates the functions of the immune system are twice as likely to get on mechanical ventilation when infected with COVID-19, Izvestia reported. The co-authors of the study from Russia clarified that such people...
Sheremetyevo International Airport has summed up the results of production activities for August and eight months of 2021, the press service of the airport said. The number of passengers served since the beginning of the year amounted to 19 million 15 thousand people, which is 41.4% higher than the same...
Authorities reported Monday that at least six people were killed and others were wounded when a student opened fire on a Russian university campus, Moscow Times writes. Students at Perm State University in Perm, some 1,300 kilometers east of Moscow, are seen leaping out of second-floor windows to escape the...
The Central Bank of Russia is dubious of the notion of purchasing cryptocurrencies as an investment, according to Sergey Shvetsov, the regulator's first deputy chairman. He went on to say that the Central Bank would not help increase the availability of bitcoin for untrained investors, Kommersant writes. According to Mr....
The Olympics in Tokyo have come to a close. The participants fought for the last 13 sets of medals on August 8, following which the organizers hosted the 2020 Games closing ceremony. Russian competitors outperformed President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Stanislav Pozdnyakov's aim of 50-60 medals, bringing...
The Russian Olympic Committee already has 62 medals in Tokyo, and some of the Olympians who have completed their performances returned to Russia with their heads held high. Among those who arrived at Moscow's Sheremetyevo were wrestlers Musa Yevloyev and Zaur Uguyev. The champions were greeted with their fans' gratitude,...
A plane carrying 17 passengers that went missing in the Siberian area of Tomsk on Friday has been recovered, and survivors have been sighted, according to Russian officials. "The location of the plane's hard landing has been found. They saw live beings "According to a statement issued by Russia's emergency...
  The Russian Football Union's (RFU) Executive Committee has slammed the national team's performance in the 2020 UEFA Euro Cup this summer, calling it unsatisfactory, RFU President Alexander Dyukov stated on Thursday. "The team's effort has been disappointing," Dyukov told journalists after a meeting of the RFU Executive Committee earlier in...
With the premiere of the short film "Out," which featured a homosexual main character, Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor issued a warning Walt Disney Co. against showing content it believed was damaging to minors in Russia. In a letter to Disney, Roskomnadzor stated that it was against Russian legislation to provide...